KATHMANDU, July 5: Locals of Rapti Municipality-3 of Chitwan district obstructed vehicular movements in the Jurjure-section of the East-West Highway on Monday demanding a fair investigation into Sujita Bhandari’s abduction and subsequent murder.
TIKAPUR, March 7: The construction work of Kuine bridge which started last year, is gaining momentum with 60% of the work completed so far. According to the construction company Anak-Lumbini JV, the construction work is being carried out under the 'Multi-Span Arch' design.
MAHENDRANAGAR, Nov 11: In the course of his trek throughout the country, a spiritual guru Mohan Sharan Devacharya had landed in Kanchanpur one and a half year ago. He drew wide attention of people and local authorities when he talked about stray cattle, especially cows. "Cows left in the street are starving; many injured and have nowhere to go. This is a very pathetic situation," he said.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 10: About 55% work of the 148-kilometer-long road of Koshi Corridor has been completed. The road connects the eastern hills to the East-West Highway, with an aim to considerably shorten the distance to Kathmandu.
DHANUSHA, July 13: A bridge along the East-West Highway at Bhapsi has been swept away by flood disrupting the transport on the highway. The middle section of the Bhapsi bridge at Bardibas municipality of Mahottari district has broken.
SARLAHI, Jan 20: Three people died while three more sustained injuries when a truck crashed into a passenger bus parked on the East-West Highway at Ishwarpur Municipality-12 of Sarlahi on Saturday morning.
SIRAHA, Dec 20: It has been decades since Mana Maya Magar, 73, of Deurali village of Mirchaiya municipality – 9, has been fetching water from Ghurmi River. Even though the river’s water is not clean, her family doesn’t have any alternative for drinking water. She suffers from poor health, yet, there is no choice than to perform household chores. “I cannot work that as hard as I used to but still I do all that I can do,” she states.
KAWASOTI, Nov 5: At least 11 people were injured when a bus collided with a parked truck this morning at Nau Thumsi of Gaidakot municipality of Nawalparasi along the East-West Highway. Among the injured, two are said to be in critical condition.